From the end of the valley in St. Magdalena/Gsieser Tal (1460m, refreshment stop, paid car park) follow signpost nr. 48 over the bridge of the Pidig Bach. Then turn left and after the Schlosserhof turn right. Follow the trail to the fork in the road, where you turn right and follow signpost no. 48 through the forest up to the Tscharnietalm (1976m, no refreshments) and continue to a fork in the road. Keep to the right here to reach the Kerlspitze (2500m). Turn right over the ridge to reach another depression (2438m) and shortly afterwards the Hochstein (2469m).
Starting point: Gsieser Tal / St.Magdalena - valley end
Hiking time: 06:30 h
Track length: 16 km
Vertical ascent: 1009 m